Labour: Home Secretary 'lurching from shambles to shambles'

Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper said the Home Secretary needed to "to get a grip" this evening. She said:

The UK Border Agency and Border Force are lurching from shambles to shambles. Yet ministers don't seem to have a clue what's going on. Instead of getting a grip, the Government just keeps making it worse."

– Yvette Cooper, Shadow Home Secretary

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UK Border Agency IT failure

The UK Border Agency says their IT systems are back up and running after it collapsed under the volume of applications being made.